Also referred to as: Legal Assistant Manager, Paralegal/Legal Assistant Support Manager
Requirements and Responsibilities

Paralegal Manager manages and develops the paralegal team and the systems and processes utilized to track and produce legal documents. Assigns cases to the paralegals and monitors progress to ensure timely completion. Being a Paralegal Manager validates and oversees the preparation of legal documents, such as briefs, appeals, wills, or contracts. Provides research and training support to the paralegals utilizing databases and legal libraries. Additionally, Paralegal Manager coordinates with attorneys on special requests or highly complex projects. Typically requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to the head of a unit/department. Requires Paralegal certification. The Paralegal Manager manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. Extensive knowledge of department processes. To be a Paralegal Manager typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 to 3 years supervisory experience may be required.

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